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Apr 13, 2016 11:11PM

2768 I was going to create a thread for this. You beat me to it.

The Untamed Earl has a jealous hero. She is using a friend to make him jealous and it works.
2768 Tanisha wrote: "hey I am looking for books similar to those of Judith Mcnaught's or Julia Quinn's with intense romance and lots of cute moments. and the books written in 3rd person point of view!!"

Have you read Lisa Kleypas? She cites McNaught as an early influence. Her Wallflower series is fantastic, but she has many more excellent books.
2768 From This Moment On has a hero who's described as louty and bearlike, although a very good fighter.
2768 Kahlen wrote: "His at Night hero acts like a bumbling idiot but he's really a secret agent
Mr. Impossible hero is perceived as dim-witted
Surrender to a Wicked Spy hero ..."

I loved all these books!
Sep 04, 2014 07:05PM

2768 The Sun and the Moon (Wexford Family #2) has a trailblazing heroine who is a university scholar.
2768 Not Quite a Wife has a very nice hero.

The Texan's Wager has a wonderful hero. It's not super detailed in the love scenes, but they are there.
Feb 27, 2014 11:13PM

2768 Good suggestions, Sonya. Zoe does have action packed books. Her Hellraiser series is also a good choice. Devil's Kiss is the first.
Feb 27, 2014 10:40PM

2768 Bonnie Vanak has a series set in Egypt with plenty of action. The Falcon & the Dove is the first book.

You might also enjoy City of Jasmine, set in 1920 in Damascus.
Jan 15, 2014 06:00PM

2768 Oh my favorite kind of hero. The hero is obsessed with the heroine.
Oct 01, 2013 02:54PM

2768 Lessons in French also qualifies.
Sep 27, 2013 12:05AM

2768 Thanks for pointing out I posted the wrong book, Nicole. Meant The de Burgh Bride. :)
Sep 26, 2013 10:59PM

2768 The De Burgh Bride has a heroine who behaves beastly and is unkempt due to some very serious abuse she's suffered and effects on her. The hero tames the beast by loving and accepting her. Thought it was well done.

Prospero's Daughter has a heroine who has given up on life (and looks pretty bad) due to her illness and being neglected by family, and the hero nurtures her back to health and wellness. While she has disabilities, they are not what make her beastly.
Sep 19, 2013 08:17PM

2768 Friday dreaming might work for you. It's very G-rated, just a heads up.

Summer Campaign had a friends to lovers storyline, although they didn't grow up together.
Tomboy Heroine? (17 new)
Sep 18, 2013 05:16PM

2768 I started a listopia for tomboy/women in pants heroines a while ago.

Sep 13, 2013 05:42PM

2768 Yes to most of Lisa Kleypas' heroes!
Sep 12, 2013 05:53PM

2768 Oh definitely Carter McKoy. What a wonderful man. The Texan's Wager

I have to agree with Lululemon that I'd avoid all the bodice ripper heroes like a plague, except for Ruark from Shanna.
Sep 10, 2013 12:19AM

2768 Allie's Moon is sort of what you asked for, but the bad sister is a real sister. She's really bad so definitely up your alley.
Sep 10, 2013 12:02AM

2768 I respect that, Fani! It makes for more drama. I think in the sense of money, it's so real life to have issues with it, so in books, I'd rather it wasn't a huge factor.
Sep 09, 2013 02:02PM

2768 Fani wrote: "1. Marriage of convenience/Shotgun wedding where they hate each other at first
2. Enemies to lovers
3. Hero with PTSD
4. Hero who feels inferior to the heroine at first, usually due to lack of mone..."

Good list, although I don't really like a monetary divide between the H/h.
Sep 09, 2013 02:01PM

2768 Heather wrote: "Lady Danielle aka The Book Huntress wrote: "@Heather,

I'm assuming you've read Devil in Winter? Probably one of the best with this theme.

@Heather, enjoy Devil in Winter.
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